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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Laboratories / Contacts

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MN BCA Forensic Science Services

St. Paul Laboratory

1430 Maryland Avenue East

St. Paul, MN 55106

Main Phone: (651) 793-2900  Main Fax: (651) 793-2901 


Bemidji Laboratory

3700 North Norris Court NW

Bemidji, MN 56601

Main Phone: (218) 755-6600  Main Fax: (218) 755-6623

HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday






St. Cloud Laboratory

101-11th Avenue North

 St. Cloud, MN 56303

Main Phone: (320) 249-2689  Main Fax: (651) 793-2901


Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., WEDNESDAYS ONLY 



 Laboratory Director: Catherine M. Knutson -


Assistant Laboratory Directors:

Allison W. Hursh -

Jim L. Dougherty -

Staci A. Bennett -